Google has finally launched the successor of of it’s mid range smart phone Google Pixel 3a and named it Google Pixel 4a. Price of Goolge Pixel 4a starts at 349 USD for 6GB RAM + 128GB Storage Variant. Google has not revealed the launch date of Google Pixel 4a in India though it is expected that Pixel 4a will arrive in India before Diwali this year. In India, it will compete with the OnePlus Nord
Highlights and Key Features
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor with 6GB RAM
Single Camera on Rear with OIS and EIS with Nigh sight
5.81 Inch FULL HD + OLED display with punch hole camera
Here is the detailed overview of Google Pixel 4a:-
Design, Display and Build
Google Pixel 4a comes with a hole punch design, It is the first Google smartphone in years which looks like other recently launched smartphones.
Google Pixel 4a has got an impressive 5.8 Inches OLED display with 60hz refresh rate unlike OnePlus Nord which comes with a 90hz display.
Front of the phone is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 while the back of the phone is made from plastic.
Camera is the biggest selling point of the Google smartphones and Google Pixel 4a is no exception here as it comes with the same camera as Google Pixel 4 which is one of the best cameras out there. Camera consists a single 12.2 MP Rear camera with f/1.7 Aperture with OIS and dual pixel PDAF auto focus.
It supports stellar night sight by Google and can also take excellent portraits of human and non human subjects.
Google Pixel 4a can record upto 4k@30fps videos from it’s rear camera.
Front camera houses a 8MP fixed focus camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture which can shoot upto 1080p@30fps videos.
Camera is not versatile like other smartphones in this price segment as it lacks a wide angle or a telephoto lens for zooming but it offers the best Primary camera in this segment which can even compete with the flagship smartphones.
Performance and Battery
Google Pixel 4a ships with Snapdragon 730G processor which offers decent performance though it’s slower than the Snapdragon 765G offered with OnePlus Nord. It handles the day to day task smoothly.
Google Pixel 4a houses a 3140Mah battery which supports 18W fast wired charging and it easily lasts a day due to Google’s software optimisations.
Connectivity,Biometric and Other Features
Google Pixel 4a lacks IP rating and wireless charging. It has Bluetooth 5.1 for the better connectivity and also have gyro, proximity, barometer and compass sensors.
Google Pixel 4a has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor which is very fast and accurate just like Google Pixel 3a.
Google Pixel 4a ships with Android 10. Google has added a lot of useful features in the software to enhance the user experience. Google Pixel 4a will get the next 3 major Android Updates.
Price and Conclusion
Google Pixel 4a comes in a single variant (6 GB + 128 GB) and in a single black color. Price of the Google Pixel 4a in USA has been kept lower than iphone SE as it is available at 349USD.
Price of Google Pixel 4a will be around 35,000 to 40,000 Rs due to taxes when it arrives in India. This is the phone for the people who want the best camera and software experience in a mid range smartphone.